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Local

NCDOT’s Division 9 that includes Rowan honored for highway wildflowers

RALEIGH –When the N.C. Department of Transportation’s Wildflower Program first started in 1985, no one could imagine just how popular the initiative would become. Now, ... Read more

by Staff Report, Wednesday, August 17, 2022 12:00 am

Local

COVID status for Rowan County drops to medium

Rowan County has now dropped to medium risk for the spread of COVID as classified by the state Department of Health and Human Services. As ... Read more

by Staff Report, Tuesday, August 16, 2022 12:05 am

Crime

Blotter for Aug. 16

In Salisbury Police reports • Police took a report of a larceny from a motor vehicle on Marriott Circle that occurred between 8:30 p.m. Aug. ... Read more

by Staff Report, Tuesday, August 16, 2022 12:00 am

Local

Investigation into toddler’s death underway in Kannapolis

KANNAPOLIS — According to City of Kannapolis Director of Communications Annette Keller, police and firefighters responded at about noon Monday to a report that CPR ... Read more

by Staff Report, Monday, August 15, 2022 7:57 pm

Ask Us

Ask Us: Where does the sludge from septic tanks and portable toilets go?

Editor’s note: Ask Us is a weekly feature published online Mondays and in print on Tuesdays. We’ll seek to answer your questions about items or trends ... Read more

by Staff Report, Monday, August 15, 2022 7:56 pm

Local

Former Rockwell resident, Catawba grad among first Peace Corps volunteers returning overseas

Renée (Menius) Alexander, a former Rockwell resident and a 1991 graduate of Catawba College, is among the first Peace Corps volunteers to return to overseas ... Read more

by Staff Report, Sunday, August 14, 2022 12:00 am

Local

Salisbury Youth Council accepting applications

SALISBURY — The City of Salisbury is accepting applications for membership to the Salisbury Youth Council, a service-oriented organization for youths aimed to enhance and ... Read more

by Staff Report, Sunday, August 14, 2022 12:00 am

Business

Brad Rhodes: Are you prepared if you’re forced to retire early?

“Since the pandemic was first declared, over 2 million older workers have exited the workforce for good. But, unfortunately, this is not always by choice.” ... Read more

by Staff Report, Sunday, August 14, 2022 12:00 am

Business

Compleat KiDZ shows off new Salisbury location

Compleat KiDZ held a grand opening event Friday to showcase the business that seeks to have a different approach toward helping those on the autism ... Read more

by Staff Report, Sunday, August 14, 2022 12:00 am

Business

Biz Roundup: Rowan Chamber of Commerce kick off new members campaign, celebrates 30 years of Leadership Rowan

SALISBURY — The Rowan Chamber of Commerce held a Business After Hours celebration Tuesday night to kick off its new membership campaign and commemorate the ... Read more

by Staff Report, Sunday, August 14, 2022 12:00 am

Lifestyle

Eagle project completes bridge at Community Park

SALISBURY — Josh Douthit is nearing the pinnacle of his Scouting career. But before he does, he had to complete a project required of all ... Read more

by Staff Report, Saturday, August 13, 2022 12:04 am

Local

Waterworks Visual Arts Center appoints new board members

SALISBURY — Waterworks Visual Arts Center welcomes three new members to the board of directors. Newly elected to serve three-year terms are Josh Brewer, artist/photographer; Ginger ... Read more

by Staff Report, Saturday, August 13, 2022 12:00 am

Education

Welcome back! Officers line up to greet elementary students

SALISBURY — For the second year in a row, Salisbury Police officers lined up to welcome students at a local school for their first day ... Read more

by Staff Report, Friday, August 12, 2022 12:03 am

Crime

Bank robbery suspect arrested in Kannapolis

KANNAPOLIS — A Concord man was arrested and charged with robbery with a dangerous weapon after a bank robbery at a Wells Fargo branch Wednesday. ... Read more

by Staff Report, Wednesday, August 10, 2022 5:08 pm

Crime

Former Salisbury basketball star arrested

SALISBURY — A Rowan County Sheriff’s Office deputy arrested a former standout basketball player on a warrant involving violent charges. The deputy made a felony ... Read more

by Staff Report, Wednesday, August 10, 2022 12:01 am

Crime

Reports of active shooter at Walmart exaggerated

SALISBURY — Reports of an active shooter at Walmart on Arlington Street in the city late Friday afternoon turned out to be slightly exaggerated, according ... Read more

by Staff Report, Sunday, August 7, 2022 12:02 am

Local

Community Foundation now accepting grant applications

SALISBURY – The Salisbury-Rowan County Community Foundation is accepting applications for its 2022 grant program. Eligible applicants include 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations, congregations and governmental and ... Read more

by Staff Report, Sunday, August 7, 2022 12:01 am

Business

Two Rowan stores among 61 fined for price scanning errors

RALEIGH — Two Dollar General stores in Rowan County are among outlets that the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services’ Standards Division has fined ... Read more

by Staff Report, Sunday, August 7, 2022 12:00 am

Crime

Two warrants issued after man wounded in shooting

SALISBURY — Warrants for two men have been issued after a shooting last week that was investigated by Rowan County Sheriff’s Office and ended with ... Read more

by Staff Report, Sunday, August 7, 2022 12:00 am

Business

Brad Rhodes: Do you and Babe Ruth have something in common?

“If you’re worried about running out of money when you retire, then you and the 1920s baseball star may have more in common than you ... Read more

by Staff Report, Sunday, August 7, 2022 12:00 am

Business

Biz Roundup: Meripex Apparel donates new clothes to local county charities

CHINA GROVE — With the start of school just around the corner, two local entrepreneurs have found an opportunity to donate shorts, pants and other ... Read more

by Staff Report, Sunday, August 7, 2022 12:00 am

Business

Rowan portion of rural broadband efforts set at $4 million

RALEIGH — Sen. Carl Ford announced that Rowan County’s portion of state grants to expand access to high-speed internet is $4 million. More than 1,000 ... Read more

by Staff Report, Friday, August 5, 2022 12:01 am

Business

Cooper takes look at wind turbines off the coast of Virginia

Gov. Roy Cooper joined Dominion Energy CEO Robert M. Blue to observe Dominion Energy wind turbines off the coast of Virginia on Thursday and he ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, August 4, 2022 4:22 pm

Local

Three Rivers Land Trust awarded nearly $1.6 million for farmland conservation

SALISBURY — Three Rivers Land Trust has been awarded almost $1.6 million from the N.C. Agricultural Development and Farmland Preservation Trust Fund (NCADFP) for local ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, August 4, 2022 12:03 am

Crime

Excavation business loses equipment in burglary

MOORESVILLE — Rowan County Sheriff’s Office received a report just before 6 a.m. Monday, Aug. 1 that a number of locked storage trailers at Pedulla ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, August 4, 2022 12:00 am

Crime

Blotter: August 4

In Salisbury Police reports • A theft from a motor vehicle on Maupin Avenue was reported to have occurred between noon Aug. 1 and 1 ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, August 4, 2022 12:00 am

China Grove

National Night Out sweeps over Rowan County

By Carl Blankenship, Madeline Wagoner and Elisabeth Strillacci news@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Places all across Rowan County were lit up with emergency vehicles but no catastrophes ... Read more

by Staff Report, Wednesday, August 3, 2022 12:05 am

Local

N.C. Transportation Museum’s Brew & Choo festival returns Aug. 13

SPENCER — The N.C. Transportation Museum is brewing up fun and good times in preparation for the return of the annual family-friendly craft beer festival ... Read more

by Staff Report, Wednesday, August 3, 2022 12:01 am

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